Quantizing MIDI tracks


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Quantizing MIDI tracks

Quantizing is the process of aligning MIDI notes to a rhythmic grid to get them more in time, or to change the rhythmic feel of a performance. Some notes may be moved forward in time, while others might be moved back, and some notes will be more dramatically affected than others. A quantized grid determines the beat boundaries to which notes are aligned, and we can use a grid with note values from whole notes up to 64th notes, with any tuplet divisions in between. In this session we've got a drumbeat and a bass, and they're both soloed, and those are the two tracks that I'm going to be working with here.

Let's listen to what we have so far. (Drums playing.) The drumbeat was programmed in using the pencil tool to drop these notes in; meanwhile the bass track was actually played on a MIDI keyboard. So the drum track is very much already aligned to the grid, while the bass track is not. Now it's simple enough to quantize a MIDI performance so that each of the notes lines u...

Quantizing MIDI tracks
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Quantizing MIDI tracks provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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